Goodwill Manasota Receives 2017 James E. Duffy Friend of Literacy Award

Coconut Telegraph

SRQ DAILY SATURDAY PERSPECTIVES EDITION SATURDAY MAR 11, 2017

During the Literacy Council of Sarasota's 10th annual Literacy Matters Luncheon, Goodwill Manasota was honored with the 2017 James E. Duffy Friend of Literacy Award. The award, named for one of the nation's foremost literacy advocates and retired president of the ABC Television Network, recognizes people and organizations in the community that have demonstrated outstanding support to local literacy efforts. Goodwill's ongoing partnership with the Literacy Council of Sarasota and its sister organization, Manatee Reads! provides workplace English language and literacy classes on-site, where employees can better access the educational services they need for self-sufficiency, empowerment and the ability to thrive. Through thousands of hours of on-the-clock training and mentoring, Goodwill has demonstrated a powerful and long-term commitment to its employees' continuing education and well-being.

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